Anarchy and civil disobedience

Anarchy is defined as a situation of confusion and wild behavior in which the people in a country, group, organization, etc., are not controlled by rules or laws, or the absence or denial of any authority or established order, ie, when the teacher was absent, there was anarchy in the classroom.

There cannot be an organized society with anarchy. Murder of doctors performing abortions can’t be allowed. Disputes over “Grazing Rights” must be settled in a court of law, not with bloodshed.

Civil Disobedience is the refusal to comply with certain laws or to pay taxes and fines as a peaceful form of political protest. Examples are Gandhi in India, King in the United States and Mandela in South Africa. These individuals were willing to suffer the consequences of their actions while attempting to change their societies by legal means. They are called martyrs or heroes. There’s a name for individuals who need a gun or a mob, and it begins with C.

The Supreme Court, in its current makeup, may well rule in favor of the plaintiff for grazing rights. Until then, let the rule of law prevail.

John W. Merrick

Newnan



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